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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 4 - Sanctuary

If anyone watching The Mandalorian had somehow missed that this show was a Western, here is an episode that is pretty blatant with all of the associated tropes. In what was basically The Magnificent Seven in space, Mando has become the "Man...

 
 
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Review: White Snake

If there were a culture whose folkloric history could be treated as a goldmine for adaptable material, you'd be hard-pressed to find annals of stories and heroes to rival those of China. Not even touching upon the tumultuous and dramatic hi...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 3 - The Sin

It has been hard to see most of the Star Wars stuff in the Disney era to be nothing more than homages to the original trilogy. With The Mandalorian, I feel as if fans are getting more of a remix across all Star Wars eras in a way we've neve...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 2 - The Child

So this is the kind of show The Mandalorian will be, eh? After an intriguing series premiere, the second episode of this Star Wars Disney+ original is more of a small step in terms of plot, one that doesn't move the story significantly forw...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)

Star Wars was never meant to be a giant pop culture phenomenon, nor was it envisioned as a prime example of the capitalist Hollywood nightmare we now live in. Yet despite the flaws and missteps of this gargantuan franchise, I've always beli...

 
 
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First trailer for Ben Zeitlin's Wendy looks mystic and sweet

After premiering to critical acclaim and Oscar nominations, Beasts of the Southern Wild marked the arrival of a unique and clear voice in director Ben Zeitlin, with Beasts being his first feature film. Going dark for the rest of the decade...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

I have very mixed emotions towards 2014's Maleficent. On one hand, it was a modern reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that seemed to focus on the best aspects of that original movie by casting a fantastic actress in the title role while simulta...

 
 
 
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Deep Analysis: The Dark Crystal

I never grew up watching fantasy movies. Back then, if I was going to watch a TV show or movie aimed for kids, I was more interested in sci-fi properties than I was fantasy ones. Shows like Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Digimon, Power Ran...

 
 
 
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Blade will hunt vampires in the MCU

In perhaps the biggest surprise to come out of Marvel's Sand Diego Comic Con panel, it was announced that the half-vampire hunter will be joining the MCU with a new standalone film.

 
 
 
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His Dark Materials trailer has an ARMORED POLAR BEAR

Hot off the presses from the ongoing assault of pop cultural goodness that is the San Diego Comic Con, HBO and the BBC have released a new, rousing trailer for His Dark Materials, the upcoming series adapting Phillip Pullman's epic fantasy...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Final Fantasy to get a live-action television series

Coming from Sony Pictures Television, the legendary Square Enix RPG franchise will be receiving a live-action series, following in the footsteps of also-announced adaptations of games like Halo and Resident Evil.

 
 
 
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Unicorns suck according to Onward, Pixar's newest film

It was bound to happen, but Pixar seems to be receiving more criticism as of late. Notwithstanding the very necessary changes at the top, there's been mounting concerns about the amount of sequels (albeit not always direct ones) being made...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Hellboy

Adaptation is a tough thing to nail. You can jump from one medium to another of course, but it feels like making the leap to the movies is the final destination for a lot of original works. You don’t hear of many video games or comic ...

 
 
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Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The movie in your head is sometimes better than the actual movie. Think of the hype engendered by seeing good trailers and clips, or reading teases of the plot and descriptions of big scenes. The imagination fills in the gaps so well that t...

 
 
 
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Review: Starfish

If one thing's going to strike you straight off the bat with Starfish, it's going to be that this movie is perhaps too hip for its own good. You got cassettes, rotary phones, plaid shirts, old movie theater tickets, tea, Victorian-era furni...

 
 
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Review: Between Worlds

Sometimes a truly weird Nicolas Cage film can slide between the cracks, slip beneath the floorboards, never to be discovered. This is a pitiful shame that needs to be avoided at all costs. Between Worlds recently released on DVD and has bee...

 
 
 
 
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Starfish trailer catches the eye with surreal wonder

My favorite animal as a child was a wolf, because I was a little boy, and wolves are objectively the coolest thing a little boy could like. As an adult I still find them very rad, and films featuring wolves (or weird deer) tick up about ei...

 
 
 
 
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The Kid Who Would Be King drops new trailer and posters

I don't know anyone who is turbo excited about The Kid Who Would Be King, but I'm getting a fun vibe from it that a lot of movies lack these days. The kind of kids movie that is just enjoyable to watch and leaves you feeling happy. Somethi...

 
 
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Netflix is ready to order more seasons of The Witcher

Despite it being early in production, Netflix is quite happy with what they've seen of their upcoming television adaptation of The Witcher series of novels and video games. So happy, in fact, that they're ready to greenlight future seasons ...

 
 
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Review: Welcome to Marwen

Robert Zemeckis is a storied director with a wonderful reputation for enjoyable and uplifting movies that also contain in them a deeper more personal tale of overcoming adversity. Forest Gump is one of my favorite movies because of its fant...

 
 




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Dark Waters"The Incredible Hulk vs Systemic Pollution"

 

Daniel Isn't Real"Daniel is real good"

 

Runaways (Season 3)"Not much running in this one"

 

Red Handed"Snake dancin' and kidnappin'"

 

Queen & Slim"Ride or die"

 

The Good Liar"Liar, liar"

 

White Snake"This one won't fit in your boot!"

 

21 Bridges"We've crossed this one before"

 

Varda by Agnes"A life's work, a final chat"

 

Away"Shhh..."

 

Harley Quinn (Season 1)"No subheading I think of will be as funny as this show"

 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"A perfectly pleasant neighbor"

 

The Dwelling"The bed that doesn't eat"

 

Frozen 2"Thawing"

 

Ford v Ferrari"Car Wars"

 

10 Minutes Gone"Regrettably forgettable"

 

Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)"Star Wars, but with more shooting"

 

The Shed"It's actually about the vampire inside the shed"

 

Lady and the Tramp"Wait, this isn't a cash grab?"

 

Midway"戦争はつまらない"

 
 
 
 
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